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The ADA Practical Guide to Associateships

There's more than meets the eye to building a successful associateship. This practical guide offers strategies for tackling both logistical issues – such as the type of associate arrangement, compensation, contract terms, and buy-ins – and intangible ones, including interpersonal considerations and compatibility, developing a practice philosophy, and conducting a goals assessment. Ideal for either adding or becoming an associate, this valuable book contains worksheets for cash flow, break-even and associate compensation analysis, as well as a sample associateship contract. The ADA Practical Guide to Associateships also covers the phased buy-in process, as well as considerations for the dentist who is thinking about joining a large group practice. 97 pages.

The ADA Practical Guide to Valuing a Practice

    Buyers and sellers get a balanced view of practice valuation in this revised publication. Refuting many common valuation myths, this book raises awareness of possible legal and tax issues that may arise during this process. The ADA Practical Guide to Valuing a Practice also provides guidance on selling or buying an entire practice, a portion of a practice, and planning a future buy-in or buy-out. Other features include definitions of key terms; choosing the valuation method that is right for you; sample sales documents and contract provisions; and detailed explanations of various valuation concepts, such as the capitalized earnings, discounted cash flow and net asset methods. 114 pages.

    The ADA Practical Guide to Dental Office Design

      The ADA Practical Guide to Dental Office Design offers advice from professionals from the top of the dental design field. From architecture and interior design to ergonomics and environmental best practices, Dental Office Design leaves no topic unexplored. With more than 100 full-color photographs, The ADA Practical Guide to Dental Office Design inspires dentists to dream while remaining realistic about time and budgets. Whether you are refreshing your dental practice or building one from scratch, let the trusted resources of the ADA be your guide. 196 pages.

      The ADA Practical Guide to Creating and Revising an Employee Policy Manual

        Develop a dental office policy manual with the ADA's help. This guide includes sample policies, forms, and worksheets to help craft the perfect policy for your dental employee handbook.

        CEO Crash Course: Take the Lead in Your Dental Practice

          This engaging book draws parallels with the business world to show how leadership traits of CEOs translate into dental practice success. Seasoned practitioners and top practice management consultants give insight about developing and implementing leadership skills, striking a work-life balance, meeting your bottom line, resolving conflict, inspiring your team, and building a loyal base of compliant patients. Includes hundreds of ideas- find out what works in other practices and make it work for you!

          Terminating Employment in a Dental Office

            Handle the difficult task of terminating employment effectively and with an understanding of the legal ramifications. Learn how to: handle a crisis such as fraud or drug use, set up a system for progressive discipline, deal with employee leaves of absence, terminate an associate, and manage the mechanics of termination (includes a detailed checklist of steps).

            ADA Dental 101 Mini Book

              ADA Dental 101 delivers the most essential information on how to have a healthy, attractive smile. Based on the ADA's best-selling patient brochures, this concise book covers the basics of oral care, preventing and treating gum disease, and keeping your children's smiles healthy. It also describes options for cosmetic improvement (such as whitening, veneers, or braces) and replacing teeth (including implants, bridges and dentures). An excellent read before or after you visit the dentist!

              A Dentist’s Guide to the Law: 228 Things Every Dentist Should Know

                Learn about laws that can affect your dental practice and strategies to help avoid costly and time-consuming legal challenges. A Dentist's Guide to the Law discusses legal issues that can arise concerning practice formation, marketing, employment, privacy and data security, disability access, contracts, antitrust, insurance, collections, reimbursement, patient treatment, and more! The user-friendly Q&A format provides easy access to information that can help you stay in compliance with applicable laws.

                The ADA Practical Guide to Leading and Managing the Dental team

                  Dental team leadership and management are acquired skills, and they definitely don't teach them in dental school. From implementing a more productive morning meeting to developing a successful incentive program to dealing with team conflicts, this guide shows you a variety of leadership tactics to develop a dynamic dental team.